Week 5 Football Top 25 Rankings

1Alabama College Football 2012 Team PreviewAlabamaAlabama stays on top of the rankings with a relatively easy win over Ole Miss. After a bye they head to Missouri.1
2LSU College Football 2012 Team PreviewLSUIt was a bit closer for a bit longer than many expected, but LSU beat Towson. The Swamp will be rocking this week.2
3#5 Oregon Football 2012 PreviewOregonIt will take a special effort to stop Oregon's offense. Washington State couldn't do it and Washington won't either.3
4Florida State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Florida StateMany thought FSU would relax too much against USF. It wasn't always pretty, but the Seminoles won the game.4
5Georgia College Football 2012 Team Preview
GeorgiaGeorgia held on to beat a fiesty Tennessee squad in an offensive shootout. A trip to South Carolina will be huge.5
6South Carolina College Football 2012 Team PreviewSouth CarolinaThe Gamecocks got a game from Kentucky. They will have to play much, much better against Georgia on Saturday.6
7West Virginia Football 2012 Team Preview
West VirginiaWest Virginia won the expected shootout against Baylor last week. Let's see what happens against the Texas D.8
8Notre Dame Football Top 25 Rankings
Notre DameThe Irish got a much needed week off, but the schedule never gets much easier. Miami is up next.9
9Ohio State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Ohio StateOhio State held on to get a huge win at Michigan State. The tough Big Ten play continues against Nebraska.12
10Texas College Football 2012 Team Preview
TexasTexas' gauntlet of tough games got off to a thrilling start as the Longhorns beat Oklahoma State 41-36.15
11Kansas State College Football 2012 Team PreviewKansas StateThe Wildcats got a well deserved week off. With Kansas and Iowa State up next, KSU could be 6-0.10
12Oklahoma Logo
OklahomaOU could have used that week off. With a trip to Texas Tech followed by the Red River Rivalry, it will get interesting.11
13Stanford College Football 2012 Team Preview
StanfordStanford's offense could not get anything done against Washington on Thursday night. They better against Zona.7
14USC College Football 2012 Team Preview
USCUSC is visiting Utah on Thursday night for the first time since 1917. Rice-Eccles will be rocking for this one.13
15Florida College Football 2012 Team PreviewFloridaFlorida has looked good this year, but they will get a stern test against LSU on Saturday.14
16Clemson College Football 2012 Team PreviewClemsonClemson's defense still has a lot of work to do, but the offense is living up to the hype with or without Watkins.16
17TCU College Football 2012 Team Preview
TCUTCU let SMU hang around a lot longer than they should have, but the Horned Frogs came away with the victory.20
18Louisville College Football 2012 Top 25 Rankings
LouisvilleLouisville survived a rain soaked game at Southern Miss to remain undefeated. After a week off they head to Pitt.22
19Nebraska College Football 2012 Team PreviewNebraskaNebraska had a great come from behind victory against UW. A trip to OSU could reveal the Big Ten's best.24
20Oregon State College Football Top 25 RankingsOregon StateOregon State hit the road and got a great win against a strong Arizona squad. The points will be flying against WSU.25
21Boise State College Football 2012 Team PreviewBoise StateBoise let a 25 point halftime lead turn into a close game at New Mexico, but they did come away with the win.23
22UCLA College Football Top 25 RankingsUCLAUCLA is back in business after cruising past Utah. The Bruins will look for another road win against Cal this week.NR
23Michigan College Football 2012 Team Preview
MichiganAt 2-2, Michigan needs to start beating some quality opponents. A trip to Purdue is tough enough for now.21
24Mississippi State College Football Top 25 Rankings
Mississippi StateMississippi State will take their perfect 4-0 record on the road to face off against a surprisingly decent Kentucky.NR
25Michigan State College Football 2012 Team Preview
Michigan StateThe Spartans held tough against OSU, but the ground game never got going. It will against Indiana this week.17